Betting Preview – Wednesday 13th August 2014

Wednesday’s sport includes six race meetings from Ireland and the UK, plenty of live football action, European Outdoor Athletics Championships and more.

There are six meetings in the UK and Ireland on Wednesday – they are:

Beverley (2:00pm, Flat)
Newton Abbot (2:10pm, National Hunt)
Salisbury (2:20pm, Flat)
Yarmouth (5:05pm, Flat)
Gowran Park (5:30pm, Flat)
Kempton (6:20pm, Flat)

They also race at Scottsville in South Africa from 11:45am and Vichy in France from 3:40pm.

There are a number of live matches on TV on Wednesday – they are:

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Group Stage – Ghana v Finland (00:00am kick-off, live on Eurosport)
German Super Cup – Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich (5:00pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
English League Cup, First-Round – Coventry City v Cardiff City (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
Scottish Premiership – St Johnstone v Celtic (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)
FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Group Stage – Paraguay v France (10:00pm kick-off, live on Eurosport)

The European Outdoor Championships continue on Wednesday in Zurich on day two of the event (live on Eurosport from 8:00am, BBC2 at 9:00am and 4:45pm and RTE2 from 7:00pm). The events include finals in the men’s 100m and discus, along with the decathlon and women’s 100m, 100m hurdles and long jump.

The Essex Eagles face Hampshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Wednesday (live on Sky Sports 2 from 1:55pm) at the County Ground in Group A of the competition. Elsewhere, Jamaica Tallawahs face Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel in the Caribbean Premier League T20 (live on BT Sport 2 from 8:50pm).

There are six BAGS cards across the day on Wednesday – they are:

Hall Green (11:03am)
Newcastle (11:11am)
Hove (2:08pm)
Belle Vue (2:18pm)
Swindon (6:28pm)
Yarmouth (6:33pm)
Sunderland (6:38pm)

They also race at Peterborough (7:25pm) and Romford (7:31pm) on Racing Post Greyhound TV.

Action continues at the Women’s World Cup in France on Wednesday – the schedule is:

Women’s World Cup – South Africa v Samoa (1:00pm kick-off)
Women’s World Cup – New Zealand v Wales (2:45pm kick-off)
Women’s World Cup – Spain v Kazakhstan (3:15pm kick-off)
Women’s World Cup – Ireland v England (5:00pm kick-off)
Women’s World Cup – Australia v USA (5:30pm kick-off, live on TG4 & Sky Sports 4)
Women’s World Cup – France v Canada (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 4)

The third day of action at the Cincinnati Masters takes place on Wednesday (live on Sky Sports 3 from 4:00pm).